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Without Limits Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

intelligent character study of a mythologized athlete

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: B

July 24, 2011
Clint Morris
Brag Magazine

A brilliantly performed, gut-wrenchingly sad flick

| Original Score: 3/5

February 3, 2009
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Whether he would have won at the next Olympics, we'll never know. What we do know is that Towne, a man of ruefully romantic temperament, has found a soulmate in Steve Prefontaine.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 5, 2008
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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With a very good part for a change, Sutherland invests the imposing Bowerman with a host of subtly expressed attitudes toward his most illustrious charge.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 5, 2008
Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Except for a few lapses, co-scriptwriters Kenny Moore and Towne allow Pre's aura to remain undisturbed by overdramatization and psychological speculation.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 5, 2008

Film4

Prefontaine's infectious enthusiasm is ably conveyed, although the film might have been a stronger and less earnest effort if producer Tom Cruise had played a more active part.

Full Review Source: Film4

August 5, 2008
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A couple of sterling lead performances by Billy Crudup and Donald Sutherland.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3/4

October 14, 2007

Time Out
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he understated cinematography by Conrad Hall and sterling work from Crudup and Sutherland lend a patina of class, yet it's in the end a po-faced film.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
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Without Limits wins as a sports film precisely because it's not really about sports or a great victory.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2005
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Bland biopic about runners

| Original Score: 2/5

July 26, 2004
James Rocchi
Netflix

Both Crudup and Sutherland deliver superb performances in the support of a thoughtful, committed, and richly visualized film.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 7, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Without Limits is an admirable departure from the norm, but its greatest strength doubles as an undermining weakness.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

July 12, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Offers plenty of interesting insights into the beauty, the poetry, the drama, and the science of athletic competition.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 3, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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As Pre, Billy Crudup is dynamite -- a magnetic star presence who's unafraid to show how Pre's drive also makes him a bit of a prick.

May 11, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Towne's most important contribution, aside from his gift for structure and willingness to direct this story in a classic, straight-ahead manner, is the power of his words.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 14, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Sutherland's performance is the film's treasure.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Where can a movie like this go except straight into a brick wall?

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 1, 2000
David Denby
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Beautifully made and features a marvelous performance by Donald Sutherland as the track coach Bill Bowerman, but the movie is no more than moderately interesting.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

January 1, 2000
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

A zippy, straightforward and entirely superficial film that reduces its subject to Rocky in running shoes.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

I wish I could write that he is "without limits" as a director, but it is Towne's flair for the obvious that prevents this picture from going that extra mile.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
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